Hosted by Laura Cathcart Robbins, a writer and a recovery thriver and survivor, Laura found herself in an all too familiar position. In September 2018, she was the only black woman in the room at Brave Magic, a famed writer’s retreat. After it was over, she wrote about her “only one” experience in The Huffington Post and comments started flooding into her DM. These comments were from people from all races, ethnicities, creeds, and nationalities who had felt “othered”. Laura beautifully inter ...
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Todays been overwhelming but inspiring, with interviews for Sky News, LBC and the amazing MQ Mental Health. So even though it's late, I wanted to put together this episode to let you know why we should talk about suicide. Why, together... we should stand up to suicide. The statistics that surround suicide need no explanation, with someone taking their own life every 40 seconds and with it being the biggest killer of young people... But what can we do to talk more openly about suicide? What can we do to break down the stigma? In this episode I share a personal experience and share why it's time we finally did something about this. Thank you! #WorldSuicidePreventionDay Read my story and find out more about me: http://www.pmcgregor.com Like and get daily updates: http://www.facebook.com/pmcgregorcom Give me a follow: http://www.instagram.com/pmcgregorcom